Did you know that Lauryn Hill was the first woman to be nominated for 10 Grammy Awards at a single event?
The Hip-Hop/R&B icon received 10 nods at the 1999 ceremony for her critically acclaimed ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ album. Beyonce later matched Hill’s accomplishments in 2010 with her ‘I Am…Sasha Fierce’ project.
In 1999, Hill also became the first woman to win 5 awards in a single night, a record that was later matched by Alicia Keys (2002), Norah Jones (2003), Beyonce (2004), Amy Winehouse (2008) and Alison Krauss (2009). However, Beyonce once again exceeded Hill’s feat when she received 6 trophies 2010.